The Board of ARMENOFAS Swiss-Armenian Foundation meets in Athens

Antelias – 9-11 May 2014, the Board of ARMENOFAS Foundation held its annual meeting in Greece. The Foundation is the continuation of the humanitarian work of the Swiss people that began with the Armenian Genocide. The Federation of Protestant Churches in Switzerland...

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His Holiness Aram I joins a Luncheon offered by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa

On the occasion of the inauguration of the Conference, His Holiness Aram I and a limited number of participants were the guests of His Majesty the King for lunch.   On Monday 5 May, His Holiness Aram I was a dinner guest of the Armenian community in Bahrain;...

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The State of the Kessab Refugees Remains Grave

His Holiness Aram I and the Executive Council of the Catholicosate of Cilicia have announced that they are monitoring the situation in Kessab and its uprooted population closely and that they are deeply concerned over the deep political, national and humanitarian...

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The representative of the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch visits His Holiness Aram I

Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Metropolitan of Mount Lebanon, visited His Holiness Aram I on behalf of the newly installed Syrian Orthodox Patriarch, Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, of Antioch and All the East. The Metropolitan conveyed the greetings of the Patriarch and...

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His Holiness Aram I supervises the renovation of the Martyrs Chapel in Antelias

On the eve of the 100th Anniversary commemoration, the Martyrs Chapel where the remains of the Genocide victims rest is being renovated.   The current project, which is sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Zareh Bezikian, is one of the many major renovation projects being...

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“WE CAN CREATE A BETTER WORLD BY ACCEPTING AND RESPECTING THE OTHER” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

        Addressing an international inter-religious Conference in Bahrain, organized by the state, His Holiness Aram I in his keynote lecture emphasized the crucial importance of "accepting and respecting each other the way we are" as the only way of building...

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His Holiness Aram I will visit Bahrain and the Vatican

03 May 2014. On Sunday His Holiness Aram I will leave for Bahrain where he is invited to be the keynote speaker at the conference on “Dialogue of Civilizations” initiated by His Royal Highness King Hamad bin Al Khalifa.   The delegation will include, H.E....

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The members of the Executive Committee of the Union of Armenian Evangelical Churches meet with His Holiness Aram I

30 April 2014. On Wednesday, members of the Executive Committee of the Union of Armenian Evangelical Churches, representing the United States of America, Europe and the Middle East, met with Catholicos Aram I in Antelias.   On the occasion of their meeting in...

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Ordination and Consecration of Bishops in Antelias

26 April 2014. The ordination ceremony began Saturday evening in the Cathedral where His Holiness Aram I presided over the ritual of the examination of the faith of Very Rev. Meghrig Parikian (Prelacy of Canada), Very Rev. Krikor Chiftjian (Prelacy of Aderbadagan in...

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His Holiness Aram I receives a delegation of Roman Catholic Bishops from Germany

25 April 2014. A delegation of German Bishops, headed by Archbishop Ludwig Schick, met with His Holiness Aram I as part of their fact-finding trip in the region. They wanted to hear from His Holiness about the situation of Christians in the Middle East. After...

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“Armenians do not want sympathy or mercy from the Turkish authorities; they demand the recognition of the Genocide and Reparations,” Said His Holiness Aram I

24 April 2014. On Thursday, following the Holy Liturgy at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, the faithful attended the requiem service in memory of the martyrs in front of the Memorial Chapel.   His Holiness Aram I presided over the service...

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“Do not be afraid … He is risen from the dead”

20 April 2014. On Easter Sunday, Armenian members of the Lebanese parliament, ministers civil society representatives and more than a thousand faithful attended the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias. His Holiness Aram I based his Easter...

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